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What Causes Thrush In An Adult

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Thrush

In a recent trip to the doctor I found that I have thrush. I haven't had sexual intercourse with anyone but my wife in nine years but I decided to have a HIV test done anyway. It came back negative. What other things could be causing thrush in an...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...There are several other factors besides HIV that can lead to a person developing thrush including, but not limited to the following:uncontrolled diabetesuse of asthma inhalersuse of broad spectrum antibioticsany condition Read more »

lesbians and the connection between oral and vaginal thrush

I am a female who has been married to a male for a number of years. Two weeks ago I started a... Read more »

Please, Oral Thrush is Killing me!

Hello.I'm 23, and 6 months ago I had protected sex with a prostitute. I had a negative Elisa at 2... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get tested for HIV periodically, in the same way that you periodically... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...concentration of the virus, followed closely by semen, followed by vaginal fluids. These are the three basic fluids that infect adults with HIV. The risk from these fluids can be worsened or lessened depending on how they get into someone else's... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Treatment

...(DHHS) issues guidelines for the medical management of HIV infection and issues surrounding HIV infection, including treatment in adults, adolescents, and children. Learn more about these guidelines. (... Read more »
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scared out of my mind

Posted by Nervous84, 1 Reply
...my meds for the bv because I had developed oral thrush she advise me to get an hiv test because oral thrush is not normal in adults. So I had my blood drawn for the conventional hiv test which will probably be back in a week. I was so nervous... Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...symptomes of a recent infection (due to having sex with someone of unknown status) have a burning tong and lips due to oral thrush without having the creamy white patches? Are patches supposed to show up right away or can it go for weeks before... Read more »

causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

Sorry if I sound really pessimistic--Am I doomed?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 3 Replies
...like dots on the back of my lips. My lip does look a bit whiter than I noticed earlier. OMG I thought that should be the Oral Thrush that everyone was talking about. Also my lymph nodes in between the chin and throat are definetly swollen and... Read more »